10 Reasons for Data Scientists and Analytics Pros to Consider a Job Change

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This post is contributed by Stefan Vallentine, Burtch Works’ data science and analytics recruiting expert. While our recent hiring market research found that data scientists and analytics professionals change jobs about every 2.6 years, this often begs another question: when should you start looking for a new job? The answer often depends on many factors,… Read more »

How Long Do Data Scientists & Analytics Pros Stay at Their Jobs?

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting While the results of our recent quantitative hiring flash survey showed many teams are looking to hire data scientists and analytics professionals, we’re always curious to look at other measures of market activity! While employers may look to these numbers to… Read more »

Breaking Into Analytics & Data Science: Skills/Tools to Learn & How to Transition

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This blog is contributed by Burtch Works’ data science & analytics recruiting team No doubt about it – data science and analytics jobs are hot these days! As recruiters that focus on positions in these fields, we’ve noticed an increase in the number of professionals looking to transition from other fields into more quantitative roles,… Read more »

How to Write Job Descriptions for Senior-Level Data Science & Analytics Positions

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This post is contributed by Linda Burtch, Burtch Works’ Managing Director with 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting As our latest hiring market research shows, 82% of data science and analytics teams are hiring this year, and many of them are not just backfilling due to attrition – they’re adding to headcount. Although the recent… Read more »

7 Tips for Negotiating Your Data Scientist Salary

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This blog is contributed by Sandy Marmitt and Brian Shepherd, Burtch Works’ experts in data science and analytics recruiting. So this is it! You’ve made it through rounds of interviews, successfully navigated your post-interview follow-up, and, after carefully evaluating your job offer, decided you want to accept a new data science or analytics role. Or,… Read more »

2019 Predictions for the Data Science & Analytics Hiring Market

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Linda Burtch, Managing Director at Burtch Works | 30+ years’ experience in quantitative recruiting 2020 predictions are out! Check out this post to see the latest top trends. Another year into the data-driven boom, and several longer-term trends have been taking shape. Looking over my predictions from last year, there are also a few that… Read more »

Predictive Analytics in 2018: Salaries & Industry Shifts

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If you’re interested in learning more about the implications of the trends discussed in this post, as well as several other trends impacting the analytics market, you can read our trend synopsis here. 2018 Predictive Analytics Salaries Our salary studies report base salary variations of predictive analytics professionals, both individual contributors and managers, as well… Read more »

5 Rising Trends Disrupting the 2018 Analytics Hiring Market

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With the proliferation of predictive analytics initiatives showing no signs of slowing, the continued public interest in the field is making an impact on the market. While last year’s trends are still relevant, there have been some key developments that we wanted to focus on, and examine their implications for predictive analytics professionals and those… Read more »